Discover a variety of fun things to do in Elkhart, Indiana

The natural beauty of the St. Joseph River Valley region is all around when you stay in the spacious rooms at the Country Inn & Suites, Elkhart North. Located just minutes from the Heritage Trail, The Old Bag Factory, and the Elkhart County Historical Museum, our hotel places you close to the best things to do in the Elkhart area. During the summer months, adults and kids alike enjoy splashing around at McNaughton Spray Park, located only five miles from the hotel. The Midwestern Museum of Art and Lerner Theater offer year-round cultural entertainment for all ages. A bit farther down the road, you’ll find the exquisite campus of the University of Notre Dame.

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Amish Acres Historic Farm

20.26 mi / 32.61 km from the hotel
Take a break from the hustle of everyday life and spend a day in the quiet peacefulness of Amish country. Visitors can enjoy delicious family meals, watch a show at the Red Barn Theater or experience an authentic horse and buggy tour of the grounds.

Shipshewana Trading Place

20.91 mi / 33.65 km from the hotel
Whatever you are looking for, there's a good chance you can find it at the Midwest's largest flea market, featuring more than 900 vendors spread out over 100 acres.

Carmike Encore Park 14

0.92 mi / 1.48 km from the hotel
Grab your popcorn and snacks as you watch the latest hit movies just minutes from the hotel.

Elkhart County Historical Museum

8.13 mi / 13.08 km from the hotel
With over 10 exhibit rooms and more than 30 public programs each year, the Elkhart County Historical Museum is the perfect place for adults and children alike to enjoy interactive, educational fun.

John Mishler Sculpture

11.81 mi / 19 km from the hotel
Art enthusiasts appreciate touring the studio of world-renowned "common metals" sculpture artist John Mischler. Don't miss his sculpture "River Passage" in nearby downtown Elkhart.

McNaughton Spray Park

4.09 mi / 6.58 km from the hotel
When visiting Elkhart during the heat of the summer, be sure to cool off with the whole family as you dodge water cannons, run through dumping buckets and twist your way down water slides.

Midwest Museum of American Art

3.6 mi / 5.79 km from the hotel
From the impressive neo-classical style building to the Grandma Moses and Norman Rockwell originals, the Midwest Museum of American Art offers a visually appealing experience for every visitor.

Potawatomi Zoo

13.27 mi / 21.35 km from the hotel
See if you can find your favorite animals among the more than 500 that call this zoo their home. The oldest zoo in Northern Indiana, Potawatomi offers a fascinating array of creatures, from monkeys and zebras to emus and bearded dragons.

The History Museum

15.29 mi / 24.6 km from the hotel
The history of the St. Joseph River Valley region is on display at The History Museum. Spend the day touring historic homes, museum exhibits, and the children's museum.

The Lerner Theatre

3.54 mi / 5.7 km from the hotel
From legendary rock acts to the swelling sounds of a full symphony, enjoy shows of all varieties in this stunningly restored performing arts center.

The Old Bag Factory

11.81 mi / 19 km from the hotel
The Old Bag Factory is the perfect place to find antiques, fine food and unique art pieces by area artists. No stay in Elkhart is complete without a visit to this local favorite.

University of Notre Dame

14.43 mi / 23.23 km from the hotel
You can go for a stroll and admire the beauty of this iconic campus before heading to the stadium to cheer on the Fighting Irish. If you love the arts, see a concert or play at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.